When you become a new patient of Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, you will receive a Privacy Practice Notice.
This notice will describe how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. In summary The Notice of Privacy Practices describes how we may use and disclose your protected health information to carry out treatment, payment or healthcare operations and for other purposes that are permitted or required by law.
It also describes your rights to access and control your Protected Health Information. "Protected Health Information" is information about you, including demographic information, that may identify you and that relates to your past, present or future physical or mental health or condition and related health care services.
We are required to abide by the terms of the Notice of Privacy Practices
We may change the terms of our notice at any time. The new notice will be effective for all protected health information that we maintain at that time. Upon your request, we will provide you with any revised Notice of Privacy Practices by calling our office and requesting that a revised copy be sent to you in the mail or asking for one at the time of your next appointment.